Obituary: The Quiet Room Painting

Quiet Room Painting, at the young age of 20, passed away last Sunday, March 17 in the Quiet Room.   The Quiet Room Painting was a project born out of love.  It was painted by the participants of the Summer Community Learning

Obituary: SwatNet caused lasting impact on students

SwatNet, the Swarthmore College WiFi network, passed away this Wednesday after a long, hard-fought struggle with various health complications including poor connection and seemingly non-existent bandwidth, as well as an unexplainable incompatibility with certain wireless devices. As its condition worsened, it became


Jovian, Pioneer TV Star and Lemur, Dies at 20

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. In 1999,

Olde Club basement, a marvel already missed

It has rightly been said that all great party spaces, like works of art, either establish a culture or dissolve one — that they cultivate, in other words, special parties. Among these cases the origins of Olde Club’s charismatic and authentic basement